Boeing 737 Max News

Families of Boeing Crash Victims Renew Push for FAA Changes

Relatives of some of the passengers who died in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane will mark Wednesday’s two-year anniversary of the disaster by seeking the improbable: A reversal of government orders that let Boeing 737 Max jets fly …

U.S. Selects Compensation Feinberg Firm to Oversee Boeing 737 MAX Victim Fund

WASHINGTON — Prominent attorneys Kenneth Feinberg and Camille Biros have been named to oversee a $500 million victim compensation fund for the relatives of 346 people killed in two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes, a spokeswoman for Feinberg confirmed on …

Boeing 737 MAX to Fly Again in Europe, Angering Some Crash Relatives

PARIS, Jan 25 — Europe is set to lift a 22-month flight ban on the Boeing 737 MAX this week after reviewing submissions by industry experts and whistleblowers, angering relatives of some of the 346 crash victims, who say the …

Southwest Prepares 737 MAX Jets’ Return From Desert, Says Some Customers Wary

CHICAGO, Nov 19 — Southwest Airlines has sent a team of mechanics to Victorville, California, to start the long process of bringing its 34 Boeing 737 MAX jets out of their desert hibernation, after the planes’ permission to fly was …

US Ends Boeing 737 MAX Flight Ban After Crash Probes

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE — Boeing Co won approval on Wednesday from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to fly its 737 MAX jet again after two fatal crashes that triggered two years of regulatory scrutiny and corporate upheaval. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson signed …

Pilot Unions, Crash Families Seek Changes to 737 Max Training

Pilot unions and families of those killed in a crash of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max are asking for revisions to proposed new training for the grounded jetliner. The Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed new training module and emergency checklists for the …

737 Max Crash Victims Seek Legislation to Block Boeing Legal Strategy

CHICAGO — Families of Boeing 737 MAX crash victims are urging U.S. lawmakers to ensure the planemaker is held accountable for accidents that together killed 346 people by blocking a key legal defense, according to a letter sent on Tuesday …

Europe Air Safety Regulator Gives No Firm Date For 737 Max to Fly Again

PARIS — Europe’s air safety watchdog has no firm date for Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX to resume flights, it said on Tuesday, adding that the U.S. planemaker had some more work to do before a 17-month-old safety ban could be …

Lawmakers Probing Boeing 737 Max Seek Safety Agency’s Employee Survey Records

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Monday asked the Federal Aviation Administration to disclose details of an employee survey on the agency’s safety culture after two fatal crashes of Boeing 737 MAX airplanes raised questions about the …

Boeing 737 MAX Report May Boost Effort to Reform U.S. Airplane Certification

WASHINGTON — A new report into the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to certify the Boeing 737 MAX may help proponents seeking reforms to the long-standing practice of delegating some aircraft certification tasks to manufacturers. On Wednesday, the Transportation Department’s inspector …